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Top Baptist Professor: Al Mohler’s Strong-Arm Tactics Are ‘Sub-Christian’

Prominent Houston Baptist University scholar Dr. Robert Gagnon blasted Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS) over news that Dr. Al Mohler’s seminary forced scholars into a choice between a few months of severance in exchange for permanent silence or to refuse the offer and stand on principle. Dr. Russell Fuller and Dr. Jim Orrick chose principle over dollars.

“It seems to me that forcing faithful colleagues to make a choice between ‘feed my family’ and ‘violate my conscience’ is morally repugnant and ethically sub-Christian,” Dr. Gagnon said on Facebook. “It stinks. Those who have had to face such a choice know what I am talking about.